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Our 2012 Give A Drop water project in Tegolhay, Ethiopia is now complete! The Give A Drop campaign is a partnership between Project Clean Water, Virgin Unite, and the Voss Foundation to address the worldwide water problem. Give A Drop supports water projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, implemented by Voss Foundation and on-the-ground partners. Thanks to all your…

Meet Atseda. Access to clean water changed her life. Voss Foundation built the clean water project in her village in Tigray region, in partnership with Water.org and the Relief Society of Tigray (REST) in 2011. Water so close to home, she can go to school. Water so clean and healthy, she can pursue her dreams….

Meet Kinslahafti. Share her story of joy! Voss Foundation built the clean water project in her village in Tigray region, in partnership with Water.org and the Relief Society of Tigray (REST) in 2011.

Meet Kebebush, and see how access to clean water changed her life! Voss Foundation built the clean water project in her village in Tigray region, in partnership with Water.org and the Relief Society of Tigray (REST) in 2011. (Video courtesy of Water.org.)

Watch this video to see how our project partners drill a well in Ethiopia!

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Management Committees are essential to ensure the sustainability of community water systems. Voss Foundation has observed over the years, throughout the implementation of our various projects, how important it is that the community feels responsible for and has developed the capacity to manage the maintenance and operation of its own…

  Voss Foundation began its partnership with Water.org in September 2011, funding the launch of a community-based, comprehensive program that brought clean drinking water, improved sanitation, and hygiene education to 2,278 people in the northern region of Tigray, Ethiopia in the past year. Of those served, more than 1,300 are women and children. Voss Foundation was…

  We’ve received some great questions from supporters asking what it means that some of our wells have “rope and washer” pumps.“Rope and washer” refers to the technology behind a certain kind of hand-pump. Our friends at CHF International, with whom we implemented rope and washer pumps on wells in Ethiopia, have provided us with…

See above and below great photos from our partner CHF International showing our wells in the Gode and Kelafo zones in Ethiopia! Here is the completed well at Niri The shallow wells’ construction is based on a design incorporating both hydrological engineering best practices and  local preferences. Each well has a one meter high wall…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VOSS FOUNDATION HELPS CHF INTERNATIONAL PROVIDE CLEAN WATER IN RURAL ETHIOPIA Donation Will Increase Access to Safe Water for More Than 100,000 People Silver Spring, MD (June 3, 2010)— Continuing its long-term commitment to Ethiopia and its successful partnership with CHF International (CHF), the Voss Foundation has donated $25,000 to the Silver…

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